Recently, the whole world was shocked when the Chevrolet Corvette C8 V8 LS2 block was strengthened from the inside as well as the powerful dual Turbo.
For fans of the Chevrolet Corvette , Hennessey is certainly not a strange name. And just a few days ago, the manufacturer from the US officially introduced an upgraded version of the Corvette using a mid-engine, bringing the total capacity up to 1,200 horsepower. Hennessey this time brings many different levels of each level however, all create a powerful supercar.
“This time, we expect the new C8 Corvette will become a perfect platform with increased strength and performance and can meet the individualization needs of each customer,” said Nha Sang. Founder – John Hennessey. “In the past few months, we have received hundreds of questions of interest about the upcoming Corvette C8. As a result, an online survey was established and received more than 250 responses on customer expectations. What a surprise! They all want a more powerful block of power. ”
Meeting that expectation, Hennessey will provide an upgraded exhaust system with the ability to enhance engine power. The exact number has not been announced, however, the Supercharger kit will increase the capacity of the C8 to 700 codes. The most special point probably comes from the refinement of Corvette V8 LS2 engine block: the upgrade of the internal parts and the twin turbo boost, bringing the combined capacity of 1,200 horsepower. Upgraded dual-clutch gearbox with separate power transmission to rear wheel axle. In addition, the Hennessey tuner also offers an exterior package called ‘Carbon Aero’, branded Brembo brakes, adaptive suspension and special wheels and tires.
Previous reports on C8 have revealed that Corvette electrical appliances are designed to prevent outside interference and changes. It’s not clear what Hennessey’s plans are for the 2020 Corvette, but this builder will definitely offer a high-performance version before Chevrolet can do that.
Elsewhere, the new ZR1 is expected to come with two turbochargers, powered by a high-speed V8 DOHC engine from the C8.R race car. Moreover, the car is also equipped with electronic support system and the AWD drive system with a predicted power level of up to 900 horsepower. In addition, information about the Corvette Zora has not been announced, however, the capacity can be up to 1000 horsepower.